Blog Posts by Orla Cronin

Framework’s story of change

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15th Feb 2022

I’m preparing to facilitate a Theory of Change workshop tomorrow and I realise we haven’t widely shared our Framework story of change.  We decided not to work on detailed outcome pathways, instead concentrating on sketching out the dimensions of change

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Invitation to join Framework

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2nd Sep 2021

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Our collective of independent consultants is currently open to new members! What is Framework? Framework is a collective of independent consultants working almost exclusively with civil society organisations. Framework exists to foster the professional development of members.  (The relationships we

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Whatever next? A podcast

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My first foray into podcasting occurred recently after an International Association of Facilitators (IAF) virtual coffee meetup, where spend a few minutes sharing some thoughts on the next challenge of virtual facilitation: facilitating deep connection. Listen here! (Around minute 05:00-7:00)

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Virtual facilitation training

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20th Apr 2020

Short (90 min) taster sessions in virtual facilitation available while we organise our intensive (16 hour) course. Starting 29th April, on Wednesdays or Thursdays for 3 weeks. Places going like hotcakes, for some reason! Book your slot here.

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Qualitative data analysis micro course in Arabic

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19th Feb 2020

Last year, I was commissioned, via Intrac, to design a micro (10 minute) qualitative data analysis course for Disasterready.org (providing free online courses for humanitarian and international development professionals). 126 satisfied reviews so far! The Arabic translation has just launched:

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